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  1. Philosophy and Rabbinic Culture

    Jewish Interpretation and Controversy in Medieval Languedoc

    By Gregg Stern

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    Philosophy and Rabbinic Culture is a study of the great, and curiously underappreciated, engagement of a Medieval European Jewish community with the philosophic tradition. This lucid description of the Languedocian Jewish community's multigenerational cultivation of - and acculturation to -...

    Published December 6th 2010 by Routledge

  2. A Minyan of Women

    Family Dynamics, Jewish Identity and Psychotherapy Practice

    Edited by Beverly A. Greene, Dorith Brodbar

    This book explores the diverse manner in which family dynamics shaped Jewish identities in ways that were unique and directly connected to their experiences within their families of origin. Highlighted is the diversity of experience of ethnic identity within members of a group of women who are...

    Published September 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  3. Fifty Key Thinkers on the Holocaust and Genocide

    By Paul R. Bartrop, Steven L. Jacobs

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    This unique volume critically discusses the works of fifty of the most influential scholars involved in the study of the Holocaust and genocide. Studying each scholar’s background and influences, the authors examine the ways in which their major works have been received by critics and supporters,...

    Published August 19th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Islamic Culture Through Jewish Eyes

    Al-Andalus from the Tenth to Twelfth Century

    By Esperanza Alfonso

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures

    Islamic Culture Through Jewish Eyes analyzes the attitude towards Muslims, Islam, and Islamic culture as presented in sources written by Jewish authors in the Iberian Peninsula between the tenth and the twelfth centuries. By bringing the Jewish attitude towards the "other" into sharper...

    Published July 28th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Secularism and Religion in Jewish-Israeli Politics

    Traditionists and Modernity

    By Yaacov Yadgar

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    Common discourse on Jewish identity in Israel is dominated by the view that Jewish Israelis can, and should, be either religious or secular. Moving away from this conventional framework, this book examines the role of secularism and religion in Jewish society and politics. With a focus on the ‘...

    Published July 27th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Jewish Cultural Nationalism

    Origins and Influences

    By David Aberbach

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    Jewish Cultural Nationalism explores the development of Jewish nationalism from the Bible to modern times, focusing on particular movements and places as well as texts which signified, or themselves brought about, change: the Bible (Hebrew prayer book), and the modern Hebrew literature,...

    Published June 24th 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Jewish-Chinese Nexus

    A Meeting of Civilizations

    Edited by M. Avrum Ehrlich

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    The Jewish Chinese Nexus explores through a collection of articles the nexus between two of the oldest, intact, starkly contrasting and most interesting civilizations on earth; Jews and Chinese. This volume studies how they are interacting in modernity; how they view each other and what areas of...

    Published June 24th 2010 by Routledge

  8. The Jewish Law Annual Volume 18

    Edited by Berachyahu Lifshitz

    Series: Jewish Law Annual

    Volume 18 of The Jewish Law Annual contains six comprehensive articles on various aspects of Jewish law. Three articles address family law. One addresses the painful issue of the plight of the wife whose husband withholds conjugal relations. In a marriage where relations are withheld, the wife may...

    Published March 30th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. The Routledge Atlas of Jewish History

    8th Edition

    By Martin Gilbert

    Series: Routledge Historical Atlases

    'An unusual and compelling insight into Jewish history... sheer detail and breadth of scale' BBC History Magazine This newly revised and updated edition of Martin Gilbert’s Atlas of Jewish History spans over four thousand years of history in 154 maps, presenting a vivid picture of a fascinating...

    Published January 13th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Jews and Judaism in World History

    By Howard N. Lupovitch

    Series: Themes in World History

    This book is a survey of the history of the Jewish people from biblical antiquity to the present, spanning nearly 2,500 years and traversing five continents. Opening with a broad introduction which addresses key questions of terminology and definition, the book’s ten chapters then go on to explore...

    Published December 1st 2009 by Routledge